Charles V. Payne is the Founder & CEO of Wall Street Strategies. His stock selections reap sizable profits for his subscribers and viewers. Charles is featured on the Fox Business Network Monday-Friday at 6 PM ET on "Making Money with Charles Payne". He is a member and occasional host of "Varney & Co". In addition, he guest-hosts several shows including "Cavuto on Business" and "Your World". Charles is not only widely recognized in the media sphere as a thought leader on stock markets and politics, but is also the best-selling author of "Be Smart, Act Fast, Get Rich". In his book, he helps the average investor demystify the stock market and profit from it, explained in a manner that only he could deliver. When Charles is not in the media spotlight, he is routinely sought after for his market and political opinions by prestigious organizations, and is featured and available for seminars and speeches.
Mr. Levine is Co-Founder, CEO and Head of Investment Banking. His primary focus is on private placements, public offerings, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and financial advisory work. Prior to EarlyBirdCapital, Mr. Levine was Vice President of Investment Banking at Southeast Research Partners, Inc., (a predecessor to EarlyBirdCapital, Inc.) an investment banking and research firm with offices in New York and Florida that specialized in institutional research and sales, covering middle market private and public companies. In June of 2000, together with Mr. Nussbaum, Mr. Levine launched EarlyBirdCapital to focus on financing and advisory opportunities with small and mid-market private and public companies. From 1980 to 1991 he headed a New York-based food distribution company, a role that gave him hands-on experience in running a mid-sized business. Mr. Levine earned his B.A. from George Washington University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from George Mason University School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.